When we were ducking under our desks in schools all those years ago, Americans were united in the dream of a time when Russia would see us as we saw the world: Needful of peace ensured by fair and democratic government.
The American Legion expects to draw thousands of veterans to Baltimore this week for its national convention, where officials plan to show what the organization can offer the newest generation of potential members: the veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled new initiatives Thursday to battle rape and other sexual assaults within the U.S. military after the Pentagon released a report showing an 8% increase in reported incidents over the past year.
Annapolis and the Naval Academy are preparing for a week of festivities to mark the end of the academic year and the commissioning of a new batch of military officers -- including a return of the Navy's Blue Angels elite flight team.
The Army would shrink to its lowest troop levels since just before World War II under a budget proposed Monday by the Obama administration that seeks to downsize the Pentagon in ways that could have a significant impact on service members and contractors in Maryland.
By By David S. Cloud and John Fritze and The Baltimore Sun
Robert Gates' new memoir shows he was admitted to the Obama inner circle and rather than openly blowing the whistle on presidential decisions with which he strongly disagreed, he chose to keep the depth of his dissent to himself until after his retirement when he was back in private life.
Hours after Congress passed a range of proposals to combat sexual assaults in the armed forces, President Barack Obama ordered military leaders on Friday to conduct a yearlong review of their progress in eliminating rape from the ranks — and threatened further changes if he is not satisfied.
Congress was poised late Thursday to pass new legal protections for victims of sexual assault in the military, but victims and their advocates already were looking ahead to what they see as the larger battle: The contentious campaign to overhaul the military justice system.
With the deadline for reaching a bilateral security agreement with the Afghan government weeks away and Karzai refusing to relax his recalcitrant stance, the United States must find another way of getting approval to ensure a continued foreign troop presence after most forces pull out in 2014.
About two thirds of the civilian workforce at Aberdeen Proving Ground has been on furlough for the past week because of the partial federal government shutdown, but the 30 to 40 percent of employees who remained on post will be seeing many of their colleagues this week as the Department of Defense recalls civilian employees, APG officials announced Monday
A decision about this week's college football game between Navy and Air Force in Annapolis will be made Thursday after "a legal review" is completed on how the game will be funded and staffed during the government shutdown, a U.S. Department of Defense senior official said Wednesday.
Security procedures at the Washington Navy Yard in the nation's capital were in the public eye this week after a shooting rampage left 13 people, including the gunman, dead Monday, especially after the shooter, 34-year-old contract worker Aaron Alexis, used his security pass to enter the facility.